LIN-E06955: Post-medieval silver shilling

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Unique ID: LIN-E06955

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A silver hammered shilling of Edward VI (1547-53).


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551
Date to: Circa AD 1553

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Edward VI, Fine silver, 1550-1553 (N 1937)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with rose to left and XII to right
Obverse inscription: EDWAERD VI DG AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI SEV' ADIVTORE' MEV'
Initial mark: TUN
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Mareham on the hill

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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